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Trent Williams "would hate" to see RG3 stay in the NFC East

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Trent Williams "would hate" to see RG3 stay in the NFC East

Two topics will dominate the Redskins offseason: A new contract for Kirk Cousins, and the landing spot of Robert Griffin III. Speculation is rampant about where RG3 will land, so much that Vegas set odds on his destination.

The leading candidate for Griffin appears to be the Houston Texans, which makes sense as RG3 is from Texas and the Texans will certainly bring in candidates to compete with Brian Hoyer, especially after a disastrous playoff performance. But after Houston? Vegas likes the chances of Robert Griffin III landing in Dallas, where Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has openly talked about his admiration for RG3 and starting QB Tony Romo's injury troubles seem to be mounting.  

Asked if he wants to see Griffin play in the NFC East, Redskins tackle Trent Williams was honest. 

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"No, I don't," Williams said. "I would hate to see him on another sideline twice a year."

Williams, talking with Chick Hernandez as part of a promotional tour with Gilette (full video above), explained that RG3 cleaning out his locker for likely the final time as a Redskins player was strange. 

"It's a crazy game we play," Williams said. "It's a crazy business."

For his part, Williams expects RG3 to rebound well with another team after serving as the third-string quarterback in Washington for the bulk of the 2015 season. 

"He's a very hard worker," the Pro Bowl tackle said. "This league hasn't seen the last of him."

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Reuben Foster believed to be lost for 2019 with major knee, leg injury, per source

Reuben Foster believed to be lost for 2019 with major knee, leg injury, per source

Redskins officials fear that linebacker Reuben Foster has torn the ACL in his left knee, sources tell NBC Sports Washington.

Additionally, there is concern about a more significant injury that could include the artery in his left leg, sources said. 

Foster went down on his first snap in a non-contact drill during OTAs on Monday after stepping on the leg of guard Tyler Catalina. Immediately, Foster fell to the ground, and it was obvious he was in intense pain. He was audibly screaming and crying while writhing in pain on the field. 

Moments later, the Redskins medical staff rushed out to Foster, and within a matter of minutes, his leg was placed into a stabilizing device. He was then helped onto a cart and wheeled off the practice field. 

After practice, Jay Gruden said the team was unsure of Foster's prognosis but did say, "I’m just very disappointed in what happened in his first rep as a Redskin. He runs through the gap and gets injured."

The Redskins took a major public relations hit by signing Foster last fall, and the team's belief was that his play on the field would be worth the controversy that enveloped his signing. Foster won't be playing in 2019, but remains under contract for 2020, and Washington will have the option to keep him in 2021. 

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed by police at Vegas music festival

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed by police at Vegas music festival

LAS VEGAS -- Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival.

Police Officer Laura Meltzer said Monday that the 23-year-old running back was detained briefly early Saturday during the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Cellphone video posted by celebrity website TMZ appeared to show Elliott speaking with a woman and then with several security and event staff members, including one who falls backward over a metal parking area barricade.

Elliott's attorney, Frank Salzano in New York, told TMZ that event security misconstrued the situation and overreacted and that Elliott left Las Vegas for Dallas after the incident to be at his youth football camp Sunday.

Salzano didn't immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press.

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